ARLINGTON, VA. — Swedish investor Akelius Residential has acquired Ballston Place, a 383-unit apartment community in Arlington, for $170 million. AvalonBay Communities sold the property, according to Real Estate Alert. Constructed in 1999, Ballston Place is located roughly seven miles west of Washington, D.C., and is within walking distance to the Ballston Metro station and near numerous restaurants and retailers. The community features a swimming pool with sundeck, fitness center, package acceptance services, an onsite convenience store and an underground parking garage. AvalonBay recently renovated unit interiors with granite countertops, vinyl plank wood flooring, dark cabinetry and stainless steel appliances.